many people, the colour green can create an
invigorating, refreshing and calming effect.
It is also associated with fertility, growth, newness or change.
The Green Room Psychology Service is run by Sydney Psychologists
trained at Sydney University in areas of Clinical Psychology.
The Green Room offers effective diagnosis, assessment, intervention and therapy treatment
for a wide range of psychological issues
affecting both adolescents and adults. These
- Anxiety: excessive worry, phobias,
panic attacks, social & performance
anxiety, obsessions & compulsive
- Bullying & Social skills training
- Self-esteem & confidence
- Eating problems & body image
- Adjustment issues, including family
separation & divorce or grief &
- Adjustment to change such as with
illness, loss or bereavement, work etc...
- Anger management & stress management
- Anxiety: separation anxiety, excessive
worry, health anxiety, phobias, panic
attacks, social & performance anxiety,
obsessions & compulsive behaviours
- Assistance with parenting issues
- Eating problems and/or body image
- Medico-legal & negligence issues
- Relationship issues: understanding &
changing past patterns of relationships,
developing trust, communication, personal
boundaries & limit-setting,
assertiveness & social skills training,
coping with separation & relationship
- Recovery from childhood abuse &
- Self-esteem & confidence
the Green Room, our aim is to create a safe,
relaxed and confidential environment where
clients can feel at
ease to open up and discuss any difficult
issues they may be experiencing or concerned
help people develop, grow and feel whole; by
overcoming their fears, realising
and reaching their life goals, improving their
self-esteem, readjusting to life changes and
building and maintaining healthy relationships.
Our approach will vary depending on client needs. We do practice CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), which is provened to be highly effective in the treatment of depression, anxiety and related problems.
Consultations with us involves detailed
discussion of the issues concerning the
We intervene by:
the emotional, intellectual and
behavioural functioning of the client
the thoughts, emotions and behaviour of
the client and tracing their origins
the client develop effective ways of
controlling and coping with these
the client to implement changes that
enhance wellbeing and awareness, and
alleviate the presenting problems.
Sessions are usually up to one hour in length, but
assessment sessions may be longer. The number
of sessions required will vary and is negotiated
with each client.
Our Sydney Clinical Psychologists
Anne has a Masters degree in Psychology, from
the University of Sydney. She also holds a postgraduate diploma in
forensic psychology from the University of Western Sydney
and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and
Industrial Relations) from the University of Sydney. In
addition to her academic training, Anne also
has experience in facilitating adult
depression group treatment programs,
dialectical behaviour therapy group treatment
programs for adolescents and experience with
acute mental illness.
Her expertise include depression,
disorders, health anxiety, cross-cultural
to life events, stressors or change, adolescent
management, building self-esteem
other areas of interests are relationship
and loss and eating and dieting disorders.
has extensive experience as a clinical
psychologist working in the public sector in
both hospital and community mental health
settings. Her experience involves conducting
risk and mental health assessments,
crisis intervention, providing
neuropsychological assessments and
psychological intervention for people with
acute or chronic mental illnesses. She
works mainly with families and individuals in
crisis as well as adolescents presenting with
first episode psychosis, severe mood, anxiety,
behavioural, chronic and mental illness
is fully registered with the NSW Board of
Psychologists. A full member of the Australian
Psychological Society and a member of the
Clinical College of Clinical Psychologists.
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